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The Story of the Selkies

“The legend of the Selkie is told along the Western coast of Scotland and as far down as Ireland. Selkies are seals in the water, but once on land, they take off their skins and become human. If an ordinary mortal sees a Selkie in human form, they will inevitably fall in love. The Selkie legend has several variations but never ends happily.”
Elisabeth Gifford blog

Intrigued? We have a list of selkie books to feed your curiosity, compliments of Patty F., librarian. Continue reading The Story of the Selkies